HCL Infosystems Ltd, India’s premier hardware, services and ICT system Integration company announced that Mr. Ajai Chowdhry Founder Chairman & CEO, HCL Infosystems has been nominated by the Honorable President of India to be the Chairman of the Board of Governors, IIT Hyderabad.
Accepting his nomination, Mr. Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman and CEO, HCL Infosystems Ltd said “It is indeed a matter of immense pride and privilege to be associated with this esteemed knowledge body and I look forward to furthering IIT Hyderabad’s objectives of setting new standards in engineering practice in India contribute actively to growth of India in the decades to come.”
Commenting on the appointment Prof. U. B. Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad said, “We are very privileged and enthused that Mr. Ajai Chowdhry has been appointed as Chairman BoG for IIT Hyderabad in its formative years. His vision will add new and challenging dimensions to IIT. I am confident that under his Chairmanship IIT Hyderabad will become a world class institute.”
An engineer by training, Mr. Chowdhry is one of the six founder members of HCL. Over the years, he has tirelessly championed the cause of improving PC penetration in the country and actively contributes to shaping of the country’s IT strategy. He is currently the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) National Committee on Technology and innovation, besides being a part of the IT Hardware Task Force set up by the Prime Minister of India. Mr. Chowdhry also has Chaired CII’s National Committee for IT, ITES & E-Commerce, where he actively encouraged the deployment of IT in Indian SMEs to increase their productivity and to make them globally competitive.
About HCL Infosystems Ltd.
HCL Infosystems Ltd. with revenue (LTM) of US $ 2.6 billion (Rs. 12,378 crores) in financial year 2009 is one of India’s premier hardware, services and ICT system Integration companies offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL Infosystems Ltd. aims to be a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. One of India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure management services organizations, HCL Infosystems Ltd. has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, E-Governance and Power. HCL Infosystems Ltd. has one of India’s largest distribution and retail networks for ICT products, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia and Toshiba. HCL Infosystems Ltd. today has one of India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facilities; with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience, and HCL desktops are among the largest selling brands in the business enterprise space. With one of India’s largest ICT services networks that reaches most regions in India, HCL’s award winning support services make it a preferred choice of enterprise and consumers alike. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in